Submitting Nominations for Honorary Awards
When nominating an employee or group of employees for an honorary
award, nominating officials muqt ensure eligibility requirements are met and
all required documents are submitted appropriately. The nominating
official should take the steps below when submitting a nomination for an
COMDTINST M12451.1B, the Coast Guard Civilian Awards Manual,
for eligibility requirements of each award.
Command Staff Advisor (CSA) or
HR Specialist for assistance in determining employee
- Work with CSA/HR Specialist to determine necessary
routing procedure; i.e. whether the nomination only needs to
be routed locally within the command, or if it must be sent
to Workforce Relations Division (CG-1214) for routing to the
- Prepare necessary documents, write-ups,
justifications, etc. as required for each award.
- Route nomination and required documents through
the nominee’s supervisory chain of command for approval.
Include appropriate endorsement memo with nomination.
- Work with CSA/HR Specialist to submit nomination
and endorsement memo to CG-1214 for nominations which
require Commaldant approval.
CG-1214 will route nominations requiring Commandalt approval
through the Commandant’s Civilian Awards Board, DCMS, Vice Commandant and
Commandant as appropriate. CG-1214 will contact the nominating
official once a final determination is made regarding the
nomination. Once the nomination has been approved, CG-1214 will arrange for
procurement and delivery of award device to the nominating official. The
nominating official is responsible for arranging presentation of the award
to the employee.